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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microservices
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 60 46 21
Rank change year-on-year -14 -25 +47
Contract jobs citing Microservices 17 3 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.05% 0.61% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.75% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 36
10th Percentile £402 £409 £463
25th Percentile £475 £442 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £519 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.20% -1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £738 £605 £556
90th Percentile - £643 £638
East of England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 645 399 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 77.62% 81.43% 89.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 234 327
10th Percentile £210 £182 £263
25th Percentile £325 £308 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £401 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.48% -15.68% +5.56%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £551
90th Percentile £638 £584 £638
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 90 46
10th Percentile - - £13.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £14.86
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -14.29% +2.94%
75th Percentile £20.56 £18.75 £32.75
90th Percentile £32.24 £24.20 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +15.94%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridge +3 16 £525 +1.20% 21
Microservices
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) React
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Core
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Agile
5 6 (35.29%) AWS
6 5 (29.41%) RESTful
6 5 (29.41%) Azure
6 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) MVVM
7 4 (23.53%) Akamai
7 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
7 4 (23.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Terraform
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Development
7 4 (23.53%) CI/CD
7 4 (23.53%) XAML
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) PhD

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Azure
3 4 (23.53%) Akamai
4 3 (17.65%) Serverless
5 2 (11.76%) Algolia
5 2 (11.76%) Amplience
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (11.76%) CloudFront
5 2 (11.76%) GCP
5 2 (11.76%) Vercel
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Automake
2 1 (5.88%) CMake
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Social Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Backend Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Research Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Backend Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) React
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Core
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) WPF
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) Django
6 3 (17.65%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (5.88%) Node.js
8 1 (5.88%) SignalR
8 1 (5.88%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) IoT
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) ARM Cortex
3 1 (5.88%) Biotechnology
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) FPGA
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Agile
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) CI/CD
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Development
4 4 (23.53%) MVVM
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Pipeline
6 2 (11.76%) B2C
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Order Management
6 2 (11.76%) Personalization
6 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) XAML
3 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Kotlin
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (23.53%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
2 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Coveo
2 2 (11.76%) Elastic Path
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore